Black & White Challenge: In Flight

Seagulls are wondrous creatures as they are flying over the ocean. I love watching them catch my crackers as I throw them up in the air as I’m standing on the pier. As I’m working on this photo challenge, I am thinking of a book one of my professors gave me a book called “Jonathan…

The Art of Feeling Good

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” – Leonardo da Vinci So I saw this post on Crushed Caramel and she responded to a Q&A created by “A Guy Called Bloke and K-9…

Children’s Books: Ideology and Morals

Read a very scintillating post by Nicolas C. Rossis this morning about children books and some of their purposes throughout history in Soviet Russia. Some of it sends chills down my spine! He concludes with an interesting video about a race held in 2016 between an actual tortoise and an actual hare. Check out his…

And Their Paths Converged

No date prefixed directs me in the starry rubric set. – John Milton John Milton was a Protestant poet and a historian who is best known for his work Paradise Lost which was greatly inspired by his visit to a predominantly Catholic country, Italy. Imagine the culture shock the Milton experienced here! While he was…

Fun Friday Flashbook: My Favorite 3 Books From Childhood

Hello Everyone! So I recently finished Laura’s Maniac Monday post which is a lot of fun for me to blog about, but then after a quick jog in beautiful weather, I saw this blog post on Richa’s blog iScriblr and I want to travel back in time a moment and explore some of my favorites. The challenge was…

A Creator’s Excursion

09.06.18 Just plain excited today! I don’t know what’s gotten into me. When it comes to one of my favorite hobbies, I become giddy like a sweet-tooth child in a candy store. I felt incredibly delighted to see these ribbons on sale for 10 CENTS EACH at the store. I got 5 1/2 yards of sheer…

Summer 2018 Volunteer Experiences

This summer I volunteered at the Catholic Worker House in San Antonio with Texas A&M University San Antonio’s Catholic Student Association (TAMUSA CSA). I first heard about the Catholic Worker Houses when I read a book about Dorothy Day in the summer of 2009. I wanted to learn more about various aspects of Catholic traditions…

Operation A.J.

08.30.18 I’ve decided to give my boyfriend some space for two months so that he can rest and succeed in school this year. Contemplated about adding another two months so that he can completely focus, but he didn’t want that. So I’ll check in on him at the end of October. To make things interesting,…